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Geschichte und Kulturerbe

History and Heritage along the way

  1. Roman Baths Bathing Complex
    Epicentre (and raison d'etre!) of the Heritage City.
    1. 1 Feb 202231 Dec 2022
  2. Hampton Court Palace East Front
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  3. Aerial shot of Berkeley Castle Bristol
    Berkeley Castle is considered by many as a hidden gem; it was built in 1153 by the Berkeley family, who still live there. Over the centuries it has changed from a foreboding fortress to a welcoming family home.
    1. The Matthew Bristol
      In 1497 John Cabot set sail from Bristol to find a new trade route to Asia. Instead, he arrived in Newfoundland and therefore became the original discoverer of North America. To celebrate the quincentenary of this voyage, a replica Matthew was built. Today The Matthew is Bristol-based and open to the public, undertaking short cruises and voyages overseas.
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    2. Crofton Beam Engines, Marlborough
      Crofton Pumping Station was built in 1807-9 to supply water to the highest point of the Kennet & Avon canal which links London and Bristol.
      1. 16 Apr 202325 Sep 2023
    3. Wellington Arch
      Set in the heart of royal London, Wellington Arch was built as an original entrance to Buckingham Palace, later becoming a victory arch proclaiming Wellington's defeat of Napoleon.
      1. Arnos Vale Cemetery
        Arnos Vale Cemetery is a national heritage site in the heart of Bristol set within 45 acres of stunning woodland ecosystem. As a popular community space it hosts a range of music and theatrical performances, alongside private parties and public classes. As well as weddings, tours and being a film location for well-known programmes such as Casualty and Sherlock. Arnos Vale has something for everyone and it is open all year round with free admission. The Gift Shop and café are open 7 days a week.
      2. Windsor Castle - Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2022
        Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world, the family home of 39 British kings and queens for almost 1,000 years.
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